301 D'Olive Street
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
For Planning & Zoning questions, contact:
Clair Dorough, City Planner
For building code information or
questions concerning new construction
Rob Madison, Building Official
Board of Adjustment
*Fee schedules were adopted on June 21, 2021 by Resolution 0621-10
For prospective Mobile Food Vendors, including Food Trucks and Food Carts, or for Mobile Merchandise Vendors of non-food merchandise and food items not intended to be consumed on site, including fruit or vegetable trucks.
The City of Bay Minette Planning Commission is a group of volunteer citizens appointed by the Mayor and City Council. They review and make decisions regarding proposed subdivision developments within the City of Bay Minette. They also review Rezoning and Annexation requests and make recommendations to the City Council and the Board of Adjustment.
The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall. These meetings are open to the public. For more information on placing an item on the agenda, please contact Clair Dorough at (251) 580-1650.
The current City of Bay Minette Zoning Ordinance was amended on June 7, 2021 by Ordinance # 996.
The current City of Bay Minette Subdivision Regulations were amended on October 19, 2021.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment is responsible for reviewing Variances, Special Exception Permits and Zoning Administrative Appeals.
Building Code Information
For Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Permits, please click on the application below:
The City of Bay Minette has adopted the 2018 Building Code. New codes will take effect January 1, 2022.
The following Building Codes were adopted by Ordinance 962 on April 2, 2012:
I-10 to I-65 - 120 mph
North of I-65 - 110 mph
*Delete section R402.4.1.2 through R402.5 from 2012 International Energy Conservation Code. (Testing)
*Delete Section R 313 (Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems)
The State of Alabama adopted the 2009 IECC which requires Duct Leakage Testing. Any HVAC permit acquired after January 1, 2014 will require Duct Leakage Testing.